Kristina Watt is an actor, Artistic Leader of 100 Watt Productions: Innocent Anarchy, instructor, musician & dancer.
Born in Scotland, grew up in Colombia, trained & worked in the U.S, England & Canada. Resident Company member of Third Wall Theatre, founder and AD of 100 Watt Productions: Innocent Anarchy & core member of Deluxe Hot Sauce.
Recent Work in Canada
Performed at the National Arts Centre, Great Canadian Theatre Company, Third Wall Theatre Company, New Theatre of Ottawa, St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, CanPlay, the Ottawa Fringe Festival. Recent projects: Particle with co-creator Martha Ross, Angel Square & Generous - GCTC, Up to Low (Magnetic North Theatre Festival and Easy Street Productions) Ashes To Ashes, The Dumb Waiter, God of Carnage (directed by Ross Manson of Volcano Theatre), and Blackbird & Top Girls, winning Prix Rideau Awards for both. Updates: Winner Prix Rideau Award for Outstanding Performance 2015 for Angel Square; nomination Best Female Performer, Capital Critics Award: Woyzeck's Head. Upcoming: A Christmas Carol, National Arts Centre, directed by Jillian Keiley.
Creations with Youth: 100 Watt Productions: Innocent Anarchy
Recent creations with youth: the 100 Watt Earth Stage at the Ottawa International Children's Festival; site specific new creations include 12 Drops and 1 Moon, The Taxon Trials, noitanilloP (Pollination), Wild Life, Connections: Two is Better than One.
Collaborations include the Three Minute Play Festival with the National Arts Centre (English Theatre), Our Stories with York Street Public School, Children Create for the Stage with Connaught Public School, and UthInk with the Playwrights Guild of Canada, with host theatres Great Canadian Theatre Company and Third Wall Theatre.
Artistic Director of the Third Wall Academy, Ottawa's only Young Company affiliated to a professional theatre company. An audition-only ensemble, youth age 16 to 21 train with professional performers and directors for part of the year, and then take that training into production. For the past 5 years, TWA performs at the Ottawa Fringe Festival.
Instruction, Coaching, Masterclasses
Visiting Professor at the University of Ottawa, teacher of young people ages 5 to 15 at the Ottawa Children's Theatre, private coach of voice & speech, acting (includes audition preparation), body work, and Performance Coach for nationally ranked Skate Canada skater Josh Allen.
"Woyzeck's Head" - Third Wall Theatre, directed and adapted by James Richardson.